COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- For former Golden Eagle student-athletes
were recognized Friday evening at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner,
one of the highlights of Tennessee Tech's annual Homecoming
festivities. A gathering of 400 filled the Multi Purpose Room at
the Roaden University Center for the affair, which celebrated the
careers of Steve Hawkins (baseball 1984-87), Diane Seng Haynes
(basketball, volleyball, track 1996-2000), Brandy Henry Kleeman
(softball 1999-2000) and Gene Palmer (cross country, track
The four will also be recognized Saturday at halftime of the Homecoming football game against Eastern Kentucky in Tucker Stadium. Kickoff is at 1:30 p.m.
Their induction brought the total number of members enshrined to 154 since the TTU Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1975.
Photo from left: Steve Hawkins, Diane Seng Haynes, Brandy Henry Kleeman, Gene Palmer (photo by Brenda Taylor)